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Benjamin: (a) (1553-1438 BCE) Son of Jacob and Rachel, youngest of the Twelve Tribes. With his brother Joseph’s sale and presumed death, he assumed the status of Jacobs’s favored son. (b) A common Jewish name.
The story of Joseph and his brothers is confounding. What was Joseph’s agenda? Why did he devise this intricate plan that included framing his younger brother?
The confrontation between Judah and Joseph is deeper and more meaningful than just a story. It is two worldviews colliding.
Joseph Tests His Brothers, Judah Pleads For Benjamin, Joseph Himself: Reveals
Judah Vouches For Benjamin, A Friendlier Reception
It can all feel so crippling, that it seems like there’s no way out. This week's Torah portion teaches us that there is!
Diplomacy is great, but sometimes you gotta throw down the gauntlet
A fire ignited within him, an urgent drive that granted neither time nor space to negotiate. He summoned his inner ninja and did the unthinkable: he confronted the prince of Egypt himself and demanded the release of the Jewish boy. There was nothing to di...
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